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39 years of delivering real local insights to consumer companies

2011: Canadean acquires Nutrafiles health ingredients database. iDFactor and ICD join Canadean, operating as Canadean Consumer, bringing primary consumer research capabilities.

2011: Industry coverage widens with launch of Intelligence Centers for food, packaging, ingredients, health and beauty, wines and spirits, retail and foodservice.

2010: Canadean acquired by Progressive Digital Media.

2009: PM Pack Marketing acquired in Germany

2008: Landell Mills consulting acquired, broadening Canadean's packaging expertise

2006: Asia regional office opened in Hong Kong and Buenos Aires office opened

2005: Shanghai office opened

2004: Mexico office opened

2001: Beijing office opened

1998: First reports produced for Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Brazil

1997: Canadean expands into Latin America

1993: Sales Reporting System launched for Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Co, Schweppes and Seven-Up

1991: Canadean launches Eastern Europe services

1988: World Alcohol launched.

1986: Beer service launched; founder clients include Allied Breweries, Bass Brewers, Courage and Whitbread

1983: Packaging service launched; founder clients include Metal Box, American Can, Nacanco and Continental Can

1978: Soft drinks service launched; founder clients include Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Schweppes and Seven-Up

1973: Canadean founded as a food, drink and retailing consultancy and think tank